Privacy Policy


Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc. ("Hickman’s Family Farms") operates hickmanseggs.com and may operate other websites. It is Hickman’s Family Farms’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Hickman’s Family Farms collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Hickman’s Family Farms’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hickman’s Family Farms’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Hickman’s Family Farms may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Hickman’s Family Farms also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on hickmanseggs.com blogs/sites. Hickman’s Family Farms only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Hickman’s Family Farms’ websites choose to interact with Hickman’s Family Farms in ways that require Hickman’s Family Farms to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Hickman’s Family Farms gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at hickmanseggs.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Hickman’s Family Farms are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Hickman’s Family Farms collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Hickman’s Family Farms. Hickman’s Family Farms does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Hickman’s Family Farms may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Hickman’s Family Farms may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Hickman’s Family Farms does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Hickman’s Family Farms discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Hickman’s Family Farms’ behalf or to provide services available at Hickman’s Family Farms’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Hickman’s Family Farms’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Hickman’s Family Farms will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Hickman’s Family Farms discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Hickman’s Family Farms believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Hickman’s Family Farms, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Hickman’s Family Farms website and have supplied your email address, Hickman’s Family Farms may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Hickman’s Family Farms and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Hickman’s Family Farms takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Hickman’s Family Farms uses cookies to help Hickman’s Family Farms identify and track visitors, their usage of Hickman’s Family Farms website, and their website access preferences. Hickman’s Family Farms visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Hickman’s Family Farms’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of Hickman’s Family Farms’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Hickman’s Family Farms, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Hickman’s Family Farms goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Hickman’s Family Farms may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hickman’s Family Farms may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Hickman’s Family Farms’ sole discretion. Hickman’s Family Farms encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a hickmanseggs.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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